Short Stories

The Specialty of the House

STANLEY ELLIN: THE SPECIALTY OF THE HOUSE

Stanley Ellin’s short story, ‘The Specialty of the House’, about a New York restaurant with a special gourmet menu, was published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine in 1948

Philip K. Dick

“EXPENDABLE” BY PHILIP K. DICK

Here’s a wry little story—but one with a sting in its tail— that demonstrates that sometimes our worst enemies, as well as some unexpected allies, can literally be right under our feet…